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Avro 549 Aldershot


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A three-seat heavy bomber of 1922 powered by a 485kW Rolls-Royce Condor III engine. Fifteen were built for No 99 Squadron, RAF, serving between 1924 and 1926.

Avro 549 Mark III
Engine: 1 x 650hp Rolls-Royce Condor III
Take-off weight: 4971 kg / 10959 lb
Empty weight: 2865 kg / 6316 lb
Wingspan: 20.73 m / 68 ft 0 in
Length: 13.72 m / 45 ft 0 in
Height: 4.65 m / 15 ft 3 in
Wing area: 98.85 sq.m / 1064.01 sq ft
Max. speed: 177 km/h / 110 mph
Ceiling: 4420 m / 14500 ft
Range: 1050 km / 567 nm
Armament: 3 x 7.7mm machine-guns, 4 x 240kg bombs or 8 x 110kg bombs
Crew: 3-4

 

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